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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3, RFC] watchdog dev BKL pushdown
    On Tue, 20 May 2008 01:14:23 +0200
    Arnd Bergmann <> wrote:

    > The Big Kernel Lock has been pushed down from chardev_open
    > to misc_open, this change moves it to the individual watchdog
    > driver open functions.

    NAK. I've posted set of bigger patches which actually fix up all the
    watchdog locking code - and simply adding lock/unlock kernel isn't enough
    because of all the bugs in the code (it won't make it worse but it won't
    fix it either).


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